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Re: Forums

From: Marat Tanalin | tanalin.com <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2012 22:40:37 +0400
To: Matthew Wilcox <elvendil@gmail.com>
Cc: juancarlospaco@ubuntu.com,www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <583241325788837@web7.yandex.ru>
05.01.2012, 22:31, "Matthew Wilcox" <elvendil@gmail.com>:
> Another example of email-list problem : I want to share the discussion
> publicly on Twitter. Nowhere im my mail client is there a URL I can
> copy and paste to share the discussion. I have to go poking around the
> w3C website to try and find the archive pages so I can then find this
> thread so I can copy that link onto Twitter.
>
> On a forum, I'd just copy the URL in the address bar and be done with it.

Exactly.

Another related problem: messages cannot be reliably united into one single thread. As a result, quite often we end up with _several_ threads in mailing-list archives that are really parts of one thread. It makes it hard to follow discussion later.
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